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Accident: 200880953 - Employee'S Legs Caught In Auger

Accident: 200880953 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 11/09/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30768736811/12/20040241Bonnaterra Farms Llc.
Employee #1, a farm laborer, was shoveling grain inside of a grain bin while a spiral auger was running. The auger was located on the floor of the bin. When the auger rotated around the bin, one of Employee #1's legs became caught in the auger. The auger then traveled over his leg, up to his waist. Employee #1 died later that day from the injuries he sustained from the accident.
Keywords: grain, caught between, auger, grain bin, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307687368 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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